Islamic Center of Greater Austin

The Islamic Center of Greater Austin is a mosque in Austin, Texas in the United States.[1]

The Center was established in March 1977 as a non-profit religious organization registered with the State of Texas and is affiliated with the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) and the North American Islamic Trust (NAIT), which is a subsidiary of ISNA, as its trustee. The center's property is waqf under NAIT.

Contents

  • Organization history 1
  • Activities 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Organization history

The mosque started in a 2,000 sq ft (190 m2) building without any parking space. It was expanded in 1982 with the purchase of an adjacent building that was remodeled into a prayer hall. In November 1999, the Center completed a two story building which houses a mosque to accommodate around 1000 congregants and a full-time Islamic school on the second floor.

Activities

The center offers facilities for daily prayers, a full-time licensed Islamic school, an educational center, audio/video library, weekly Quran school, seminars, workshops and symposiums, counseling center for battered families, marriage contract officiation, ghusl facility and burial services with a 25-acre (100,000 m2) Muslim cemetery.

References

  1. ^ Official site

External links

  • Official site


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